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  • "Convergence Doesn't Necessarily Mean the Same."

    The IASB and FASB are hoping to write accounting principles that match up word-for-word. But the devil may be in the rules governing implementation. Here are two examples. November 5, 2009

  • Losing Altitude

    CFO pay in 2008 fell for the first time in years as the recession dragged down corporate performance. November 1, 2009

  • Credit Suisse Bets Others Will Take Its Cue on Pay

    The bank risks talent defections with a plan to make bonus compensation subject to company results over several years, but competitors may be pressured into the same step. October 22, 2009

  • Executive Comp Rules Will Be Narrow, Pay Czar Suggested

    Although the administration is reportedly planning to cut the compensation of 175 executives at bailed-out companies, no wider war is intended, Kenneth Feinberg has suggested. October 22, 2009

  • Employee-Benefit Cost Pressures Plague CFOs, Survey Finds

    Perhaps in response, 33% said their companies were cutting average per-employee health-care costs and 26% said their employers would reduce their matches of their employees' 401(k) contributions. October 19, 2009

  • Bankers' Bonuses Hang in the Balance

    Big bank profits in 2009 could signal a return to lavish year-end payouts. But will the firms risk a public backlash? October 8, 2009

  • Are Sales Set to Explode in 2010?

    An overwhelming majority of sales executives predict revenue gains next year. Companies, though, are hedging their bets by tweaking sales compensation plans. September 15, 2009

  • The Crackdown Continues

    Congress is working on a bill to give shareholders more say on pay, while companies on their own are reining in excess. September 1, 2009

  • Tech Firms Drowning in Their Options

    While executives suffer with worthless incentives, a triple whammy hits their employers: big accounting charges with no return, loss of key talent, and paralysis over next moves. August 28, 2009

  • Knotting the Purse-strings

    Congress embarks on its latest attempt to rein in corporate excess. August 6, 2009

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